Opportunity Details

Department of Medicine

Division of General Medicine


Commensurate w/Experience

Internal Medicine Residency - Ambulatory Associate Program Director

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital is seeking an Ambulatory Associate Program Director.  The Internal Medicine Residency program is a large, university-based program with 156 categorical and primary care track residents.  The Ambulatory Associate Program Director will be joining a residency leadership team including the program director and 8 existing APD's.  Specifically, the Ambulatory Associate Program Director is charged with the ongoing development and implementation of the three-year, ambulatory didactic curriculum and oversight of the ambulatory sub-specialty rotations for residents.  Please see below for additional expectations for the role of Associate Program Director in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Role Description and Scope:
An Internal Medicine Residency Associate Program Director (APD) assists the Program Director in the training, assessment, and mentoring of internal medicine residents. The APD also impacts the quality and success of the internal medicine residency program.  The success of graduate medical education and each resident is directly related to the skills, competence, and engagement of the APDs and PD. 

  • Assist the Program Director with the Internal Medicine Program’s core functions of training structure, competency and accreditation standards as per ACGME
  • Be familiar with and comply with ACGME and Residency Review Committee policies and procedures as outlined in the ACGME Manual of Policies and Procedures.
  • Resident Educational Mentoring – Each APD is responsible for the educational mentoring of an advisory group of residents (approx. 25 PGY 1-3 residents).  During at least twice yearly (and often more) meetings, an APD is responsible for reviewing each assigned resident’s educational portfolios and files in New Innovations and discussing specific educational goals and remediation plans as needed. APD’s are also expected to advise and provide career mentoring regarding elective rotations and research or scholarly activity based on the resident’s future career choices.
  • Input ACGME Milestone data for each assigned resident twice yearly after the required APD semi-annual meetings.  These are time sensitive documents that must be completed each December and June for every resident.
  • Serve as Member, Clinical Competence Committee
  • Serve as Member, Program Evaluation Committee
  • Serve as an educational leader liaison to the Department of Medicine faculty to communicate innovations and project developments of the Internal Medicine Residency program
  • Residency Recruitment- Active involvement in interviewing, evaluation, and ranking applicants for the Internal Medicine Residency program. Starting 3rd week in October through Mid – February.  Specifically, should expect to interview at least half of the interview days per season and review a subset of ERAS applications.
  • Scholarly Activity - Develop a portfolio of academic activity that involves education, quality improvement, research and advancement in graduate medical education
  • Clinical Activity - Each APD must be involved in clinical activity where they can directly observe and assess resident performance in the clinical setting. This can be inpatient or outpatient or both.
The candidate must be able to commit to 40% full-time equivalent for the role. Professional development funding is available for 2 Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine conferences per 12 months.

II.B.5. Associate Program Directors Internal Medicine
Associate program directors are faculty who assist the program director in the administrative and clinical oversight of the educational program.

II.B.5.a) Qualifications of the associate program directors are as follows:

II.B.5.a).(1)          must be clinicians with broad knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to internal medicine as a discipline, patient centered care, and to the generalist training of residents, and (Detail)

II.B.5.a).(2)        must hold current certification from the ABIM or AOBIM in either internal medicine or a subspecialty. (Core)

II.B.5.b) Responsibilities for associate program directors are as follows:

II.B.5.b).(1)         must report directly to the program director; and, (Detail)

II.B.5.b).(2)         must participate in academic societies and in educational programs designed to enhance their educational and administrative skills. (Detail)

II.A.2.b) Support for Associate Program Directors

Specialty Background and Intent: The program director should establish a leadership team that includes individuals with a breadth of skills. In situations where multiple associate program directors (APDs) are desired to enhance the learning environment, the Review Committee recognizes that required resources for support may be shared among a group of leaders, as delegated at the discretion of the program director. APDs are expected to assist the program director in performance of administrative activities required to maintain the educational program.

II.A.2.b).(1)         The Sponsoring Institution and participating sites must provide a minimum amount of salary support for the required number of ABIM- or AOBIM-certified APDs based on approved resident positions. (Core)

II.A.2.b).(2)         Each APD must be provided with adequate salary support tto cover protected time for administration of the program. (Core)


Missouri Medical License
Missouri Controlled Substance Registration (BNDD)
Federal DEA
Board Certification or Eligible

If interested in applying, please submit the following documents by October 21, 2022:
--Educator/Teaching Portfolio
--Letter of Intent

Bethany Millar





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